Basketball

Basketball in Vancouver

Want to play on a team, shoot baskets with some friends, or watch a basketball game? You'll find plenty of courts and hoops in Vancouver's gyms, parks, and school yards.

Join a basketball lesson, camp, and drop-in game at a Vancouver community centre near you.

COVID-19 update: recreational activities

September 27, 2021: The BC vaccine card is the only accepted form of proof of vaccination. Paper immunization records received at vaccine appointments are no longer accepted as proof of vaccination. Participants will be required to show the digital or printed version of the vaccine card QR code.

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September 13, 2021: Proof of vaccination is required to participate in some programs and events. Entry into recreation centres does not require proof of vaccination, but will be required for some programs and activities. Come prepared with your BC vaccine card and government-issued photo ID.

Learn about venues, programs, and events that require proof of vaccination (46 KB)

Masks are mandatory in all indoor public spaces for those 12 years and older, even if you are vaccinated. Masks may be temporarily removed when participating in sports and fitness. If you do not have a mask, one will be provided at the front desk.

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Our registration and reservation system is easy to navigate and helps you plan, track, and manage all your recreation requests in one place.

If you are a new user, setting up your account is easy with an email address. Just create a password, complete your profile, and you’re ready to go.

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View drop-in schedules

Drop-in basketball schedules

Find out where you can drop-in to play basketball at one of our community centres.

Where to play basketball in Vancouver

Indoor basketball courts are available in most community centres. For more information about using these courts, contact the community centre directly.

View a list of community centres

Find an outdoor basketball court

Join a basketball team or league 

Most clubs, teams and leagues are maintained by organizations that are affiliated with Sport BC. SportsBC can help you find la club, team, or league in  your area. 

In addition, information about local teams and clubs that are looking for players can be found in the sport's "Game Summary" section of the Vancouver Sun or The Province newspapers.

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Adapted and integrated programs

Vancouver offers adapted and integrated recreational programs and services for people with disabilities or special needs.

Reserve a field, court, or diamond

Fields, courts, and diamonds

We have 153 playing fields ranging from regulation-size grass fields and synthetic turf to gravel fields.

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